Spicy Deviled Eggs Recipe

Spicy Deviled Eggs on A Helicopter Mom

 In our family, we have several dishes and side dishes that are always included in special meals. Whether it’s a holiday dinner or large family celebration, those family favorites are always requested. But with Easter coming up, I’ve decided to put a little spin on some of the old favorites. Instead of the same plain… read more »

Super Easy Meatless Tacos #Recipe

Super Easy Meatless Tacos #Recipe

My family members all have very different preferences in food. My husband and one of my daughters love their foods spicy, while my eyes water just being near spicy foods. And although my husband would eat meat every meal if he could, my kids and I don’t eat as much of it. So it’s nice… read more »

Christmas Cookies – Sweet Creations

Christmas Cookies by A Helicopter Mom

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season brings so many wonderful traditions and customs that make our home a warmer and happier place. We start a month before Christmas and love taking our time getting everything ready. Really enjoying the decorating, the music and the baking. Enjoying the entire month of preparation… read more »

A New Way to Fight Cat Litter Odor – Glade Tidy Cats

This post brought to you by Sam’s Club. All opinions are 100% mine. If you’re a cat lover, you know there are many reasons to love them. Cats are hilarious, independent, sweet and fun. They can make you laugh and brighten your day with their quirky and funny antics. But despite all of the wonderful… read more »

Protecting Your Pets With Vectra – Sweepstakes

This post brought to you by Vectra flea & tick control. All opinions are 100% mine.   If you have ever seen your cat or dog tearing across the room howling or frantically scratching at fleas and itches, you know how miserable pests can make your pet. As a pet lover, you want to do… read more »

CLR Bath & Kitchen Cleaner Works! Before and After Pics

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of CLR for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   I hate to clean. Which is a shame since we have three little kids, 3 cats, a dog (part-time) and there is usually something that needs to be cleaned. Especially in the bathrooms and the… read more »

Summer Activities for Kids – Hershey’s Camp Bondfire

Summer Activities for Kids - Making S'mores

Campfire S’mores   When I was growing up, my best friend and I would go on family vacations with each other. She’d come with my family to the beach and the mountains and I’d go camping all over the state with hers. We did everything from staying in a nice camper in a camping community… read more »

Brand Name Back to School Supplies at Dollar General

Name Brands for Back to School at Dollar General

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine.     With the economy really negatively affecting my family over the past few years, I’m always looking for a great deal when shopping. The stores I routinely shop in now are completely different than those of… read more »

Spring Paper Crafts

Butterfly Branches - Super easy Paper Craft - So pretty!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Astrobrights Papers by Neenah Paper. All opinions are 100% mine.   Craft Ideas My kids love to create with colored paper, cutting and gluing it, folding it and coloring on it. We made these gorgeous Spring Trees with colored paper, a butterfly punch and… read more »

Edy’s Slow Churned and Dreyer’s Ice Cream Brands #ReasonToSmile

Edy's Ice Cream Brands

  I’m working on a long post about my younger daughter’s first few weeks of Kindergarten, but to make that long story short for right now I will sum it up by saying this – I’ve resorted to bribery. For each day she comes home without losing points, she gets a small sticker or toy.… read more »